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Meaning of "have a bash" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAVE A BASH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAVE A BASH

have
have a bee in one´s bonnet
have a big mouth
have a bone to pick
have a bun in the oven
have a chip on one´s shoulder
have a derry on
have a down on
have a few
have a finger in the pie
have a fit
have a heart!
have a lash
have a load on
have a monkey on one´s back
have a record
have a reputation
have a roving eye
have a screw loose
have a shot at

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAVE A BASH

abash
bash
birthday bash
bush-bash
calabash
earbash
kurbash
scrub-bash
shabash
squabash
Wabash

Synonyms and antonyms of have a bash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «have a bash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAVE A BASH

Find out the translation of have a bash to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of have a bash from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «have a bash» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有一个bash
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tener una fiesta
570 millions of speakers

English

have a bash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पार्टी की योजना बनाई है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لديك باش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

есть Баш
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ter uma festança
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি bash আছে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avoir un bash
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mempunyai bash
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

haben eine bash
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

bashのを持っている
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

강타 가
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Duwe bash
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có một bash
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு பாஷ் வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक फट आहे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bash var
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avere una bash
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mają bash
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

є Баш
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

au un bash
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έχουν ένα bash
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n bash
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

har ett våldsamt slag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ha en bash
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of have a bash

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAVE A BASH»

The term «have a bash» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.641 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAVE A BASH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about have a bash

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAVE A BASH»

Discover the use of have a bash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to have a bash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
noun hit© 1 [C usually singular] informal a hit: a bash on the head party© 2 [C] informal a party: He had a big bash for his 18th birthday, attempt© 3 have a bash uk informal to try to do something you have not done before: I ve never been skiing ...
‎2008
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Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
bash— To hit or strike someone— 'Don't push me or I'll bash you, ya mug' bash To have a party— 'They are putting on a real bash tonight' bash To have a go, to attempt to do something— 'C'mon let me have a bash at it (or give it a bash)' ...
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2005
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Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
have a bash or have a bash at something colloq to have a try; to make an attempt at it □ had a bash at making a souffle. © 17c. □ bash something down or in to damage or break (eg a door) by striking it very hard. □ bash into something or ...
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
An attempt; esp. in have a bash (at something): since ca. 1935.—4. A lively visit or experience or time: Can.: since ca. 1955. Daily Colonist, 2 Apr. 1967. 'The party of 48 chartered a bus for a night on the town including a bash at the Old Forge.
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
I. MURDOCH Come on . . . have a bash. You can translate the first word anyway ( 1957). 3 orig US A good time; a spree; a party. 1948–. SUNDAY TIMES He and Lloyd Webber go for the truly megabash, with 1,000–1,500 guests, sometimes a ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
1 26, 1 957 • — Barry Humphries, A Nice Night's Entertainment, p. 71, 1962 • SIMON: I mean lines, ducky, can you handle lines? GEORGE: I'll have a bash. — A Hard Day's Night, 1964 • — Alexander Buzo, Rooted, p. 54, 1969 • They'd had all ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Untitled
"noun hitk 1 [C usually singular] informal a hit: abash on the head partyk 2 [C] informal aparty:He had a big bash for his 18th birthday. attemptk 3 have a bash uk informal to try to do something you have not done before: I've never been skiing ...
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Diccionari UB: anglès-català
... festa: she had a big bash to celebrate her graduation • va organitzar una gran festa per cele- brar la seva graduacio 3 cop, patacada -$to have a bash at it intentar-ho: I've never skied before but I'd like to have a bash at it • no he esquiat mai, ...
‎2008
9
Harrap's essential English Dictionary
He bashed his head against the fender when he fell a The boat bashed against the jetty. o noun (informal): bashes: I must have got a bash on the head as I slid down the bank. o~ phrase (informal) You have a bash at something ...
‎1996
10
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
I have said, it would be improper for us to convert this opportunity for you to have a bash at the Government side into an opportunity for debate. You have had the bash! I [Mr. Deputy Speaker] have given you the opportunity for the bash! Do not  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAVE A BASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term have a bash is used in the context of the following news items.
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Stockholm to host 2016 Eurovision contest
Despite online campaigns for Gothenburg to have a bash at organizing the event as well as Umeå in northern Sweden, which was a European ... «The Local.se, Jul 15»
2
Brace yourself! My day as a Virgin Atlantic air hostess
Just like the new recruits who embark on an intense six-week training course, I had to have a bash at getting down the slide, and off again, ... «Radio Times, Jul 15»
3
Ed Miliband makes a return to frontline politics
Isn't that what Dennis Skinner used as an excuse to have a bash at Cameron yesterday? Fraser Bailey. The Miliband family is possessed of no ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Pupils have bags of fun as pipers blow in
... tour and set up two workshops for pupils to allow them to get some hands on piping experience and also let them have a bash on the drums. «Falkirk Herald, Jun 15»
5
Westaway fights back to win Sondela Classic
“I've never done a series thing before and I thought let's have a bash at it. So I've signed up for all of the races except for the one in Paarl.”. «SuperSport, Jun 15»
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Westaway fights back to win Sondela MTB Classic
"I've never done a series thing before and I thought let's have a bash at it. So I've signed up for all of the races except for the one in Paarl.". «Cycling News, Jun 15»
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Quiz: How well do you know your One Direction lyrics?
Now, we know that sounds simple, but have a bash below and let us know just how well you did (and how you did the whole thing with 8/8 in 60 ... «Sugarscape, Jun 15»
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SCC boss: We will buy our way into voice market
He added: "We could probably have a bash at building it organically but voice will be a new area and it would take longer to build it than ... «CRN - UK, Jun 15»
9
How Spieth & Day fought for US lead
Branden Grace's birdie attempt from way down town is good but not quite there. Johnson's turn to have a bash. Agonising. Just short. Both sign off with pars. «BBC Sport, Jun 15»
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Best Running Shoes: 10 Styles Guaranteed To Get You Moving
Love it or loathe it, it's estimated that at least once a week more than 2 million of us regularly have a bash at running. So whether you're an avid ... «Marie Claire.co.uk, Jun 15»

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